Thursday, October 11, 2012
Efrat Ben Zur in Concert
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, Mass. (at the edge of the Hampshire College campus; for directions, click here.)
Tickets: $12/student; $18/general admission; $36 patron (includes entrance to reception following the performance)
Tickets may be purchased through the Yiddish Book Center website OR by calling the Springfield Jewish Community Center at (413) 739-4715. Tickets are not available through the Emily Dickinson Museum.
Acclaimed Israeli singer Efrat Ben Zur will perform selections from her new album "Robin," a collection of her songs that feature Emily Dickinson's poems. Blending sounds from acoustic and alternative genres, this performance will link Israeli arts and culture with a local American icon - poet Emily Dickinson.
Co-presented by the Boston Jewish Music Festival, the Emily Dickinson Museum, the Jewish Community of Amherst, the Springfield Jewish Community Center, and the Yiddish Book Center. The concert is supported in part by The Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts - Anna P. Housen Israel Desk and by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.